PHY 201 - General College Physics I at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Teaches fundamental principles of physics. Covers mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics in modern physics. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

The course is a non-calculus treatment of physics dealing with topics in classical and modern physics. This course is intended for students in some of the two-year technical programs offered through the VCCS and also for pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dental, Liberal Arts and pre-teaching non-science majors, thus satisfying the requirement for a laboratory science at many four-year institutions.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

MTH 163 or MTH 115

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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